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         Turris Babel, sive Archontologia qua primo Priscorum post diluvium hominum vita, mores rerumque gestarum magnitude, Secondo Turris fabrica civitatumque exstructio, confusion linguarum, & inde gentium transmigrationes, cum principalium inde enatorum idiomatum historia, multiplici eruditone describuntur et explicantur.

      Ex officina Janssonio-Waesbergianna, 1679., Amstelodami, - Tall 4to. Collection: *4, **4, A-Z4, Aa-Ff4. Pagination: [xvi], 219, [13] pp. 25 plates and illustrations (8 folding), including the historiated half-title by Gerard Lairesse (1641-1711) engraved I.Y. Munnichuysen, tables, coinage woodcuts, Egyptian hieroglyphs or "Zoographus", comparative alphabet table (p. 190), index; first two leaves with wear to margins (not touching any ink), with 3 plates supplied in facsimile (Babylonia, p. 52; "Horti Pensiles. . ." [Penciles], p.58; Nimrod p. 112) and the folding Tower of Babel plate in partial facsimile (bottom section). The image shows Caesar addressing an architect [?] for the building plans of the Tower of Babel. Decorative woodcut tail-pieces and initials, index, errata. Ink annotation at errata "Excusantur" also, p. 9 margin with ink note relating to the calculation of people to populate the Tower " - 2332 â€" m.[-]m.m.m. â€" " Original full vellum, manuscript spine title [completely faded]; lacking front and rear free endleaves, some stains, rear cover gouged, top cover with some mild wrinkling, lower right corners showing. First three leaves with marginal tears (some loss at outer edges), variously stained (most notably the top edge shows a waterstain that effects the leaves variously. Bookplate of Leonhard Raaf. Very good copy. FIRST EDITION OF THE MOST EXPRESSIVE AND VISUALLY INTERESTING OF ALL WORKS ABOUT THE LORE RELATING TO THE TOWER OF BABEL, ADDING TO THIS ASSESSMENTS OF CERTAIN WONDERS OF THE WORLD, AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE STUDY OF LANGUAGES, ESPECIALLY OF EGYPTIAN HIEROGLYPHICS, AND ALSO RELATING THE TEXT TO THE BIBLICAL STORY OF THE INABILITY OF PEOPLE TO COMMUNICATE TOGETHER. Here is Kircher's encyclopedic work on the history of the construction of the Tower of Babel, his speculations regarding its height, location, etc. Much of the topographical and historical information was garnered from the author's studies and research in earlier texts. Included is the genealogical tree of Noah and his descendants. He also enters into a study of the comparison of languages, including Phoenician, Hebrew, Chaldean, Syriac, Arabic, Ethiopian, Elamite, Persian, Coptic, Armenian, Greek, and Latin. "In Kircher's Turris Babel, his reconstruction of the confusion of languages following Nimrod's act of architectural arrogance, he put forward a series of theories attempting to explain language change. These include migration, wars, colonization, and climate. Language change was generally viewed as a form of decline from the original and perfect language of Adams, which Kircher considered to be lost forever. Against this natural decline, humanist philological authority institutionalized its prescriptive claims to regulate language norms by establishing bodies such as the Accademia della Crusca and the Academie Française. Kircher's cure for the curse of Baroque Babel was at once more radical and knowingly impractical. By creating a new, written language, he offered to stop language change forever â€" to wrench language from history (and use) and give it to philosophy." â€" Wilding, p. 101. FULL DESCRIPTION ON REQUEST. PROVENANCE: Early ownership signature of: And. Glinde Sielns[?]. Bookplate of Leonhard Raaf, with his signature on page 159, bottom margin. Initials of "CK" at foot of both the half-title and title-page [minutely written]. Leonard Frederick Raaf [or Leonhard Fredrik Raaf] in SmÃ¥land (1786-1872), born 18 September 1786 on the farm Tomestorp in Kisa parish, Ostergotland, died 9 June 1872 on Forsnas farm in Sund parish, Ostergotland County, was a Swedish writer, folklore collector, antiquarian, member of parliament, landowner and state auditor. He was taught at home and at the age of 16 he matriculated to Uppsala University, graduating in 1805. During his student years in Uppsala, he came in contact with representatives of Romanticism, such as Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom. He was employed at a government office in Stockholm, but continued his studies a few years, alternati [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Prodromo gentilizio ovvero trattato delle armi ed insegne delle famiglie, preliminare alla Europa gentilizia

      a spese del Tinassi. Cm. 15,5, pp. (24) 560 (4) [prima carta (anteposta all'occhitetto) e ultima (postposta alla carta di errata) bianche e presenti]. Stupenda legatura coeva alle armi della famiglia Febei, in pieno marocchino rosso con ricchissime decorazioni in oro a dorso e piatti. Tagli dorati. Si segnala lo splendido cofanetto in marocchino rosso (interni in velluto e finestra in plastica simil-vetro trasparente) realizzato dalla prestigiosa legatoria milanese De Stefanis. Trascurabili e sporadiche arrosatture, peraltro magnifico esemplare ottimamente conservato. Antonio Stefano Cartari (1651-), giurista e poligrafo nativo di Orvieto, raggiunse la massima fama grazie agli studi di araldica. Così la voce C. (a cura di Amando Petrucci in D.B.I., volume 20) a proposito di quest'opera: "Egli individuò nell'araldica e nella sigillografia i campi di interesse che gli riuscivano più congeniali, e prese a raccogliere sia sigilli originali, sia impronte, sia infine descrizioni o disegni di stemmi di famiglie nobili. Nacque così in lui il progetto, vastissimo ed ambizioso, di un repertorio generale degli stemmi di tutte le famiglie nobili europee, disegnati e descritti accuratamente; e in pochi anni il C., con accanita opera di spoglio da fonti e da testi di ogni tipo, finì per raccogliere la riproduzione di oltre ventimila stemmi. Nel 1679 egli pubblicò il volume primo e preliminare della grande opera: Prodromo gentilizio overo trattato delle armi ed insegna delle famiglie, Roma 1679, dedicato a F. M. Febei, che consiste in un vero trattato teorico-pratico di araldica, preciso e conciso nella parte tecnica, basata, per confessione dell'autore, su fonti francesi, inattendibile e abborracciato nelle parti storiche; importante appare il glossario dei termini tecnici, nonché l'indicazione di metodo volta a privilegiare le fonti antiquarie, «monete, sigilli e medaglie» in confronto di quelle scritte". Copia unica, in quanto esemplare di dedica: le armi sono di Francesco Maria Febei (1616-1680), arcivescovo di Tarso e scrittore originario di un'antica famiglia ascritta al patriziato di Orvieto. Lo stesso Febei è il destinatario della dedicatoria di Cartari. Prima edizione. Così Piantanida (260): "Rara ediz. probab. orig. di questo trattato diviso in cinque libri (Spreti, Saggio di Bibliogr. araldica, p. 36)". Cfr. anche Iccu..

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         Ducatus Lutzenburgi. Novissima et accuratissima.

      Engraved map showing the Duchy of Luxembourg. 58x48 cm. [Amsterdam]. No date [Before 1679]. With two charming cartouches with decorative »puttis«. Oxidated. Top and bottom margins slightly torn. Edge reinforced.

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         Del suono de' tremori armonici e dell'udito. Trattati

      a spese di Nicolò Angelo Tinassi, 1679. Cm. 20, pp. (16) 330 (2). Con numerose ill. xilografiche n.t.; bei finalini e graziosi capilettera. Legatura coeva in pergamena rigida; tagli spruzzati. Abile restauro al dorso. Esemplare fresco e ben conservato. Daniello Bartoli (1608-1685), storiografo dell'ordine dei Gesuiti nativo di Ferrara, si dedicò con autorevolezza anche agli studi scientifici e matematici. In questo importante trattato dedicato ai meccanismi di trasmissione del suono in natura e in musica, l'A. descrive i fenomeni fisici e gli aspetti psicologici legati alla percezione delle diverse tipologie di suono, donando per la prima volta alla musica il ruolo di scienza fisica autonoma e non subalterna alla matematica e alla geometria. L'opera è suddivisa in quattro distinti trattati: "Del somigliante diffondersi che fanno in certi lor movimenti l'aria e l'acqua"; "De' movimenti del suono"; "Del tremore armonico"; "Delle misture de' suoni". Rarissima prima edizione. Cfr. Iccu; Wellcome, II, p. 109; Gamba, 1775; Olschki, Choix, 6068..

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         Historia Summorum Pontificum a Martino V. ad Innocentio XI. Per eorum Numismata, ab anno MCCCCXVII ad anno MDCLXXVIII. -

      Paris, Billaine, 1679. In-folio piccolo (35,9 x 24 cm.). Solida legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso con nervi e fregi oro; dorso ed angoli abilmente restaurati. Bel frontespizio inc. con ritratto in medaglione di Innocenzo XI a cui l'opera è dedicata, moltissime illustrazioni n.t. inc. in rame (20 a piena pagina) con innumerevoli medaglie e monete, e vari stemmi e fregi tipografici. (20, incluso frontespizio inciso), 226, (2) pp.; esemplare ben conservato. Rara edizione originale della prima opera di medaglistica papale (precede di 20 anni il celebre trattato del Bonanni). L'autore, erudito agostiniano, era stato incaricato da Luigi XIV di catalogare ed incrementare la sua raccolta di medaglie. Graesse IV, 569. Ranghiasci, Stato Pontificio, 459. Cicognara 2935. Lipsius 264. Modesti 707. First edition of the first work on Papal medals: scarce. Engr. title with an oval portrait and very many engr. text illustrations (20 full-p.), reproducing hundreds of medals and coins. Contemp. calf, spine richly gilt; head of spine and corners neatly repaired.

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         Biblische Historien 2. Auflage (Erstausgabe erschien 1670)

      Altenburg, wohl Gottfried Richter, 1679.

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         Canon Missae juxta formam editionis Romanae cum praefationibus, & aliis nonnullis, quae in ea fere communiter dicuntur, uti sunt praeparatio ad Missam & Orationes, quae ab Episcopis cum solemniter vel private celebrant; . jussu celissimi, . Domini Leopoldi, dei gratia Archi-Episcopi Principis Salisburgensis, . ex antiquissimis, et illustrissimis S. R. I. Liberis-Baronibus de Firmian. Salzburg, J. J. Mayr 1728. Fol. Kaligraph. Manuskript-Vortitel ("Canon Missae Pontificalis"), 1 Bl., 226 (recte 228) S., mit breiter gest. Titelbordüre, 2 ganzs. Kupferstiche u. 2 Kupferst.-Bordüren im Text sowie zahlr. Musiknoten, Goldschnitt, Brokatpapierspiegel, überaus reich goldgepr. Ldr. über Holzdeckel d. Zt.

      - Leopold Anton Freiherr von Firmian (* 27. Mai 1679 in München; ? 22. Oktober 1744 in Salzburg) wurde am 4. Oktober 1727 Fürsterzbischof von Salzburg.- Die Kupferstiche zeigen Jesus beim Abendmahl und Jeus am Kreuz. Sie wurden von Philipp Kilian gestochenAngebunden sind 5 Bll. mit einem Musikmanuskript "Praefatio solemnis in Oibg Festivitatibus S. Augustini".- Etw. (finger-)fleckig, einige Bll. randverstärkt u. mit geklebt. Einrissen, der prächtige Einband etw. berieben.

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         Instruttioni architettoniche pratiche concernenti le parti principali degli edificij delle case, secondo la dottrina di Vetruvio, e d'altri classici autori. Compendiate da Gioseppe Leoncini cittadin fiorentino, a prò delli studenti d'architettura [.].

      - In Roma, appresso Matteo Gregorio Rossi in Navona, 1679, in-4 piccolo, cartonatura rustica originale (mancanze lungo il dorso), pp. 68. Con figure geometriche e due piccole xilografie n.t. Comolli, IV pp. 203-205: "Il libro dell'architetto Leoncini, preferibile a molti altri [.] e rarissimi ne sono poi gli esemplari". Riccardi I, 635: "rarissimo libretto". Cicognara 547: "curioso e non comune". Vinciana, 4377. Qualche lievissimo alone ma buon esemplare, a pieni margini. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Histoire de la véritable origine de troisième race des rois de France.

      Cramoisy, Paris 1679 - In 12 relié basane d'époque, 84 - 179 - et 242 pages. Rare Edition originale en trois parties. Un mors légèrement fendu sinon bon exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         1679 1ed Superstitions MAGIC Demon Exorcisms Chiromancy Occult Esoteric Thiers

      A Paris, Chez Antoine Dezallier, rue S. Jacques, a la Couronne d'or. M. DC. LXXIX. Avec Approbation & Privilege du Roy. [1679]. - 1679 1ed Superstitions MAGIC Demon Exorcisms Chiromancy Occult Esoteric Thiers Jean-Baptiste Thiers was a 16th-century French theologian who was known for his sermons and writings on scripture. While most of his books dealt with sacraments, spiritual exercises, or church history, his principal work, according to Brunet, is a book on superstitions and the occult. “Treaty on Superstitions” covers a wide variety of topics including origins of superstitions, references to Saint Augustin and Saint Eloy, Catholic synods and the papacy, demons and spirits, idolatry, diabolic magic and magic of Agrippa, divination, physiognomy and chiromancy, observing sorcery, charms and enchantments, and the most important chapter on exorcisms and spirit conjuring! This 1679 first edition is exceedingly rare! It was not reprinted until 1697 and was edited considerably for the second edition. Item number: #2394 Price: $599 THIERS, Jean-Baptiste Traite des superstitions selon l'ecriture Sainte, les decrets des conciles, et les sentimens des Saints Peres, et des Theologiens. A Paris, Chez Antoine Dezallier, rue S. Jacques, a la Couronne d'or. M. DC. LXXIX. Avec Approbation & Privilege du Roy. [1679]. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [24], 454 • References: Brunet V, 819; • Language: French • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10cm) • Extremely rare with no other example for sale worldwide. We find 2nd editions selling at over $1,000 Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 2394 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Casp. Bartholini Thom. Fil. De tibiis veterum, et earum antiquo usu libri tres. Editio altera, figuris auctior. (Bound with:) Casp. Bartholini Thom. Fil. De Ovariis mulierum et Generationis historia epistola anatomica, antea Romae edita. Cui jam accessit alia ejusdem argumenti.

      Ad 1: Amsterdam (Amstelaedami), Apud JHenr. Wetstenium, 1679. Ad 2: Amsterdam (Amstelaedami), Sumptibus JHenr. Wetstenii, 1678. - 12mo. 2 volumes in 1. Ad 1: (XXIV),415;(5), 22 full page engravings in the text, 5 smaller text engravings, and 5 folding plates; a frontispiece and a portrait of Casparus Bartholinus at the age of 22. Ad 2: 69,(2),(1 blank) p. Calf 14 cm (Ref: Ad 1: Brunet no. 29042. Ad 2: Bibliotheca Osleriana no. 1922) (Details: Back gilt and with 5 raised bands. Frontispiece, depicting a seated satyr, surrounded by pipes, flutes, horns, trumpets, and other wood-wind instruments. Woodcut printer's mark of J.H. Wetstein on the title, depicting a bearded scholar who is surrounded by symbols of wisdom and scholarship; the motto is: 'Consultoribus istis', 'With them as advisors'. The engraved portrait is of a 22 year old Casparus Bartholinus. On the plates statues, reliefs etc. of instruments and people with instruments) (Condition: Binding scuffed; head and tail of the back chafed; front joint starting to crack; 2 small and almost invisible wormholes at the head of the spine; a bump in the outer edge of the lower board. Some pencil annotations on the front pastedown. Paper yellowing) (Note: Ad 1: The Danish anatomist and physician Caspar Bartholin, or Bartholinus (the Younger, or Secundus), 1655-1738, was the last of the famous Bartholin dynasty of scholars and physicians. In 1674, at the age of 19, he was appointed professor of philosophy. Following this appointment he travelled for his studies through Europe for three years. On his return to Copenhagen he began to teach physics. He also lectured on anatomy. Bartholin mainly published on anatomy and medicin. This book on the pipes and flutes of the ancients, which was first published in Rome in 1677 was a work of his youth. § The second far slimmer volume of 'De Ovariis', bound after 'De tibiis', is of far greater importance for the history of science, to be precise, medical science. In 1677, at that age of 22, Caspar Bartholin was the first to describe the Bartholin's glands in 'De ovariis mulierum' (Rome 1677). This Amsterdam edition of 1678 is the first reissue of that ground breaking treatise. See for the details and the importance of 'Bartholin's glands' Wikipedia. The book about musical instruments is rather common, but Bartholin's book on ovaries is rare. In Rare Book Hub we found only one copy, in 1979) (Collation: *12, A-R12, S6; A-C12, 5 folding plates, frontispiece, portrait on leaf *12 verso; 27 engraved text illustrations (of which 22 full page)) (Photographs on request) 500 gr

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         The Refin'd Courtier: Or, A Correction of Several Indecencies Crept into Civil Conversation. Containing The Newest and Best Instructions for the Education of Young Gentlemen, in Qualifying them either for Civil or Military Affairs. Done from the Original Italian of the Famous M. de la Casa.

      Printed for R. Royston, Bookseller to the King's most Excellent Majesty; and are to be sold by Matthe Gilliflower and Will. Hensman in Westminster Hall, 1679., London - Published 1679, second edition. (ESTC lists an earlier editions of 1663 and later editions of 1679 and 1686). 12mo. [11], 1 - 233, [3]. 2 pages of advertisements at end. Full of sound advice, for example: "Make no loud expression of mirth or sorrow, for both are improper and tedious. Don't therefore (as you may observe too many inconsiderately do) molest the company by your singing, or create sadness in them by telling doleful stories, especially if they have not any relation to you." Portrait frontispiece lacking, front and rear blanks present, some browning and damp staining. Endpapers renewed, contemporary blind panelled calf, rebacked, board corners worn and showing. Occasional underlining of text. Some slight worm damage to inner margin from approx p140 - p180 with occasional encroachment into text but with negligible impact on readability.

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         Casp. Bartholini Thom. Fil. De tibiis veterum, et earum antiquo usu libri tres. Editio altera, figuris auctior. (Bound with:) Casp. Bartholini Thom. Fil. De Ovariis mulierum et Generationis historia epistola anatomica, antea Romae edita. Cui jam accessit alia ejusdem argumenti.

      Ad 1: Amsterdam (Amstelaedami), Apud JHenr. Wetstenium, 1679. Ad 2: Amsterdam (Amstelaedami), Sumptibus JHenr. Wetstenii, 1678. 12mo. 2 volumes in 1. Ad 1: (XXIV),415;(5), 22 full page engravings in the text, 5 smaller text engravings, and 5 folding plates; a frontispiece and a portrait of Casparus Bartholinus at the age of 22. Ad 2: 69,(2),(1 blank) p. Calf 14 cm (Ref: Ad 1: Brunet no. 29042. Ad 2: Bibliotheca Osleriana no. 1922) (Details: Back gilt and with 5 raised bands. Frontispiece, depicting a seated satyr, surrounded by pipes, flutes, horns, trumpets, and other wood-wind instruments. Woodcut printer's mark of J.H. Wetstein on the title, depicting a bearded scholar who is surrounded by symbols of wisdom and scholarship; the motto is: 'Consultoribus istis', 'With them as advisors'. The engraved portrait is of a 22 year old Casparus Bartholinus. On the plates statues, reliefs etc. of instruments and people with instruments) (Condition: Binding scuffed; head and tail of the back chafed; front joint starting to crack; 2 small and almost invisible wormholes at the head of the spine; a bump in the outer edge of the lower board. Some pencil annotations on the front pastedown. Paper yellowing) (Note: Ad 1: The Danish anatomist and physician Caspar Bartholin, or Bartholinus (the Younger, or Secundus), 1655-1738, was the last of the famous Bartholin dynasty of scholars and physicians. In 1674, at the age of 19, he was appointed professor of philosophy. Following this appointment he travelled for his studies through Europe for three years. On his return to Copenhagen he began to teach physics. He also lectured on anatomy. Bartholin mainly published on anatomy and medicin. This book on the pipes and flutes of the ancients, which was first published in Rome in 1677 was a work of his youth. § The second far slimmer volume of 'De Ovariis', bound after 'De tibiis', is of far greater importance for the history of science, to be precise, medical science. In 1677, at that age of 22, Caspar Bartholin was the first to describe the Bartholin's glands in 'De ovariis mulierum' (Rome 1677). This Amsterdam edition of 1678 is the first reissue of that ground breaking treatise. See for the details and the importance of 'Bartholin's glands' Wikipedia. The book about musical instruments is rather common, but Bartholin's book on ovaries is rare. In Rare Book Hub we found only one copy, in 1979) (Collation: *12, A-R12, S6; A-C12, 5 folding plates, frontispiece, portrait on leaf *12 verso; 27 engraved text illustrations (of which 22 full page)) (Photographs on request)

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         Juvenilia seu diverses diversa Carmina jam in lucem edita, nunc vero aucta et ab ipso Authore accuratis emendata. In tres Carminum, Traductionum et Odarum partes divisa.

      Arelate (Arles) Ex Typographiâ Claudii et Jacobi Mesnier, 1679. - in-4. 5ff. 348pp. 8pp. Veau brun, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure de l'époque). Première Edition Collective très rare des oeuvres de jeunesse de Gaspard Varadier de Saint Andiol (1624-1719), Archidiacre de l'église d'Arles. Les pièces poétiques contenues dans ce recueil concernent des événements et des personnages du temps, l'histoire de la ville d'Arles et sa région, etc. A la fin du volume se trouve un texte avec une pagination particulière (8pp.) intitulé: "Pyramidis Arelatensis vindicatum nomen civi Arelatensi". Il traite de l’obélisque découvert en 1676 dans le Rhône, que certains supposaient d’origine égyptienne, et contient la correspondance échangée par l’auteur à ce sujet avec le célèbre P. Athanase Kircher. On y apprend entre autres, que le P. Kircher était à cette époque souffrant (il est mort en 1680). Cachet annulé de la bibliothèque de Montauban. Bon exemplaire. Manque aux bibliographies habituelles (Brunet, Graesse, Cioranescu, etc.). Vissac, La Poésie latine en France au Siècle de Louis XIV, p. 306. 2 exemplaires au NUC.

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         Regno di Persia con le notitie delle Provincie Antiche che piu probabilmente corrispondono alle divisioni moderne desso Regno descritto

      Engraved map, 440 x 560 mm. Light water-staining affecting the lower left-hand border. Rome: Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi,

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         Die gantze Erd-Kugel / Bestehend In den vier bekannten Theilen der Welt / Als Europa, Asia, Africa und America. Sampt schönen neuen und accuraten Land-Karten / Nebenst einer Geographischen und Historischen Beschreibung Aller Darinnen befindlichen Kayserthümer / Königreiche / Landschafften und Städte / Sitten der Völcker / dero Sprachen / Religionen / Handel- und Gewerbschafft / Reichthümer / auch was darinnen seltsames und merckwürdiges zu sehen und zu finden ist. In Frazösischer Sprache erstlich bescrheiben Von . Und denen Liebhabern zum Besten in die Hochteutsche Sprache getreulich übersetzet

      Franckfurt am Mayn: Johann David Zunners 1679 - Pergamenteinband der Zeit mit handgeschriebenem Titel auf dem Rücken, [4]+184 [Europa], 71 [Asia], 78 [Africa], 79 [America] Seiten, 4° (19 x 24 cm) mit 62 gefalteten Karten und gestochenem Schmutztitelblatt; Pergament vor allem an den Kanten berieben, eingerissen, wesentlich neuere Anpappblätter, Schmutztitel gebräunt, angeschmutzt, mit zahlreichen Rissen, so wie viele andere Seiten von hinten unterklebt; Frontispiz mit handgemaltem Wappen und Besitzerkennzeichnung, durchgehend Textseiten und Karten gebräunt, lädiert, unterklebt, insgesamt noch guter Zustand. Book Language/s: de

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         1679 1st ed Palladio Five Orders of Architecture Illustrated Italian Art Vignola

      A Amsterdam : chez Henry We[s]tstein, 1679. - 1679 1st ed Palladio Five Orders of Architecture Illustrated Italian Art Vignola Andrea Palladio was a 16th-century Italian architect who was influenced strongly by the Greek and Roman architectures of Vitruvius. Palladio, alongside Vignola, is widely considered one of the most important figures in, not only Italian architecture, but in the history of architecture. While mostly known for his designs of Venetian buildings, he also wrote a treatise which set forth his rules for architecture. This work discusses classical styles, decorative designs, and proper materials. Palladio adapted Vignola’s ‘Five Orders of Architecture’ and included new door designs. This work, “Treaty on the Five Orders of Architecture” was translated out of the original Italian into French by Pierre le Muet, an important 17th-century French architect. This first edition was published in 1679 by Dutch printer Henry Wetstein and is beautifully illustrated throughout! Item number: #2024 Price: $950 PALLADIO, Andrea Traicte des cinq ordres d'architecture, dont se sont servy les anciens A Amsterdam : chez Henry We[s]tstein, 1679. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 2 works in 1 v o 79 engraved plates, including title-frontispiece • Language: French • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Size: ~7.75in X 6in (20cm x 15cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 2024 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Nouvelle relation de l'interieur du Serail du Grand Seigneur). Recueil de plusieurs relations et traitez singuliers & curieux.

      [Amsterdam], suivant la copie imprimée à Paris, 1679. - Small 8vo. (8), 564, (4) pp. With 2 folding engr. maps and 8 folding engr. plates; several woodcuts in the text. Wants the portrait found in some copies. Contemp. dark brown full calf with traces of oxydized giltstamping to spine and gilt leading edges. First Amsterdam reprint: Taviernier's description of the Ottoman Imperial Seraglio - his first published work, which had appeared separately as early as 1675 - here forms the final part of his "Recueil de plusieurs relations et traitez singuliers & curieux", an independent publication which was, from 1679 onwards, appended to the author's "Six voyages en Turquie, en Perse, et aux Indes" (thus ultimately forming that collection's third and final volume). It was this volume, containing Tavernier's studies in commercial politics, that made the author's travels widely known. The fine maps show Japan and Tonquin, the plates depict costumes, a theatre performance, temples, and various processions. A woodcut in the Seraglio section gives the Islamic profession of faith, the Shahada, in Arabic script. "Tavernier spent eleven months in Constantinople before setting out on his first journey. He joined a caravan for Persia in 1638 and, between 1643 and 1668, made six voyages to Persia, India, the East Indies and Japan. During his travels he amassed a large collection of diamonds and jewels. His successful commercial enterprise was recognised by Louis XIV and he was granted a patent of nobility for his contribution to the establishment of French trade in Asia. It was Tavernier who indicated the trade routes to the East and made it possible for others to follow him. According to Brunet, the 'Recueil' appears with all editions of the 'Six Voyages' printed after 1679" (Atabey). "It appears that much of his information on the Seraglio was obtained from two former employees of the Sultan, one a Frenchman, the other an Italian" (Blackmer). - Binding rubbed but tight; a tear to one map repaired. Slight browning throughout due to paper. A good copy. Graesse VI/2, 43. Goldsmiths 2283. Willems 1937. Atabey 1201. Cf. Cordier, BJ 393. Laures 525. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         1679 King James Bible, Second Oxford Edition; Rare Ornate English Binding with Hunt Scene

      Oxford University Press 1679 - Bible, English. Authorized (King James) Version. The Holy Bible, 2 parts in 1, double column, roman letter (Apocrypha in smaller type) engraved titles, NT title slightly creased, bound with Book of Common Prayer, Oxford, 1678 at beginning and Sternhold & Hopkins Whole Book of Psalms at end, browned, marbled endpapers, contemporary red English panelled morocco, central panels with a hunting scene of harts and hounds, these in black morocco inlays, along with floral motifs, all within a wide floral and foliage border, with large floral corner-pieces, outer borders with various floral (some made up of black morocco inlays) and insect (bees) motifs, all within a single gilt filet border, lacking claps, rebacked, with a later richly gilt backstrip in compartments, [Herbert 745; Madan, III, 3246; Wing B2309], 4to (binding: 207 x 153mm.), At the Theater in Oxford [Moses Pitt and others], 1679. The second edition printed at Oxford, in a contemporary English binding of a rare design. We have been unable to trace a similar binding at auction. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Holy Bible containing the Old Testament and the New: newly translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compar’d & revis’d. By His Ma. special coman appointed to be read in churches

      printed by Jo. Bill, Tho. Newcomb, and H. Hills, his Ma: printers. Cum privilegio, London 1679 - Book measures 7 1/2 x 5 inches, plus 3 inches thick.Three title pages.1 The book of common-prayer, and administration of the sacraments,and other rites and ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Church of England, together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches. Published printed by John Bill, Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, printers to the Kings most excellent Majesty.1680 2. The Holy Biblecontaining the Old Testament and the New: newly translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compar’d & revis’d. By His Ma. special coman appointed to be read in churches. Published by printed by Jo. Bill, Tho. Newcomb, and H. Hills, his Ma: printers. Cum privilegio. 1679. 3. The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, newly translated out of the original Greek. printed by the assigns of John Bill deceas’d and by Henry Hills, and Thomas Newcomb, printers to the Kings most Excellent Majesty. Cum privilegio. 1682. Unpaginated, first work, engraved frontis, 3 engeaved plates, second work, engraved title, 64 engeaved plates, third work, 97 engraved plates. Bound in full period leather, flat bands, ornate gilt tooling to boards and spine, full gilt edges, marble endpapers. Professionally rebacked retaining most on the original spine. Calf lightly rubbed, some minor scuff marking, and wear, gilt edges worn. Generally a very nice period binding. Internally, some minor browing, the odd page with minor repair, 1 page lacking corner, with loss of text. Pages and plates in good condition througghout. A very nice well illustrated Bible, in a very nice period binding. Size: 8vo

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         Terra Sancta sive Promissionis, olim Paletina, induo divisa regna, Israel, et Juda.

      Artist: Cantelli da Vignola Giacomo (d) ; issued in: Rome; date: (d)1679 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Some restoration at centerfold; - size (in cm): 42 x 54; - description: Map shows Holly Land with a insert map showing Israel with Syria and Cyprus; - vita of the artist: Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola (1643 - 1695) was an important Italian cartographer and engraver Cantelli was born in Montorsello, near Vignola Italy to a prominent local family. After studying literature at the University of Bologna, Cantelli took a position as secretary to the Marquis Obizzi de Ferrara. Eventually Cantelli relocated to Venice where developed an interest in cartography. He later traveled to Paris in the company of the French ambassador where became acquainted with the French cartographer Guillaume Sanson, as well as his contemporaries Jacques-Andre Duval and Michel-Antoin Baudrand. It was most likely the influence of these innovative French cartographers that inspired Cantelli's careful and meticulous approach, in which he based his cartography not just on earlier maps, but also very much in the French style upon accounts written by travelers and merchants regarding actual travel to foreign lands. Back in Italy, Cantelli took service Count Rinieri Marescotti, with whom he traveled extensively throughout Italy, becoming in the process acquainted with the Italian publisher Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi. It is with Rossi that Cantelli began officially publishing his maps. The earliest maps to bear the Cantelli-Rossi imprint date to 1672 and detail the Holy Land, Persia, and the Ottoman Empire. Around 1680 the duo also began to publish the Mercurio Geografico, a large format atlas illustrating all parts of the world in a splendid Italian baroque detail defined by elaborate finely engraved cartouche work, high quality paper, and bold Roman lettering, and dark rich inks. Some have compared his style go that of Giovanni Antonio Magini, another Italian cartographer of the previous generation. Cantelli da Vignola in fact pioneered the Italian style of fine bold engraving that would eventually be embraced and expanded upon by Vincenzo Coronelli. His work drew the attention of Pope Innocent XI and Reggio Francesco II d'Este, the Duke of Modena, both of whom offered him a position as court geographer. Cantelli chose to work with the Due of Modena, in the service of whom he produced numerous maps and well as two large globes.

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         DE PAR LE ROY. EXTRAIT DES REGISTRES DU CONSEIL D'ESTAT.

      [Paris. ]. 1679 - Broadside, 48 x 35.5 cm. Folded, large dampstain affecting top and bottom, else very good. This broadside is signed in print: "Saint Germain en Lay, 24 Oct. 1679.Colbert." One of the chronic problems faced by France was a shortage of shipping, which put the country at a disadvantage in dealing with the maritime powers of her neighbors, England and the Netherlands. To correct this, Colbert instructs (translated from the French): "In order to encourage his subjects in navigation and maritime commerce, the king decrees that anyone who builds a boat in the ports and harbors of the kingdom of more than 100 tons capacity will receive 100 sols per ton." There are instructions for the broadside to be posted at docks and mercantile exchanges so that no one can claim ignorance. Not in the NUC.

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         THE HOLY BIBLE Containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly translated out of the Originall Tongues and with the former Translations diligently Compared and Revised by His Majesties Command. Appointed to be Read in Churches.

      At the Theater in Oxford, 1679.. SECOND ENGLISH BIBLE TO BE PRINTED AT OXFORD 1679, contains Apocrypha and Metrical Psalms (Oxford 1679). Small 4to in eights approximately 185 x 135 mm, 7 x 5¼ inches, engraved architectural title page with the figures of Moses, Aaron, Jeremiah and Isaiah, vignette of the Sheldonian Theatre at the bottom, title and imprint in small central rectangle, page ruled in red including 2 pillars either side of title, the New Testament has only the letterpress title with the imprint "Printed at the the Theater in Oxford, and are to be sold by Moses Pitt at the Angel in St. Pauls Church-yard, Peter Parker, at the Leg and Star over against the Exchange in Cornhil, Thomas Guy at the Corner of Little Lombard-Street, and William Leake at the Crown in Fleet-Street, London, Anno 1679. (The engraved title was probably inserted in only a few copies - Darlow and Moule). Ruled throughout in red, collation: pi1, A-3A8, 3B4, 3C2; A-K8; chi1, A-P8; A-F8, G4. A1 in the O.T is the Dedication to King James with the books of the Bible on the reverse, leaves 3B1-3 in the Old Testament have been misbound in the Apocrypha between A8 and B1. The leaves of text in the O.T. before signature F are printed in the smaller type also used in the Apocrypha. Bound in full calf, panelled in gilt on both covers, plus a central mounted red and gilt lozenge on upper cover, black and gilt on lower cover, amateurishly rebacked in calf with no label or lettering, all edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles (turn-ins), marbled endpapers. Edges of boards and corners slightly rubbed, gilt decorated leather bookplate of Annabella Southwell and Katharine Annabella Bisshopp (her daughter) on front pastedown, very small grazed areas on fold of endpapers front and rear, general title trimmed in upper and lower margins, no loss to image, leaves trimmed throughout at top and bottom, often with loss of signatures and catchwords, very occasionally shaving last line of text in righthand column, loss of last line in same column on 5 pages, a couple of brief neat ink notes on Bible book list and on first O.T. page, 4 others within, small paper repairs to margins of A4, 3C2, and in N.T. A2, sometimes with loss of few letters, small chip to edge of Q6, 2E4, 2K8, (maximum 20 mm, 1") in the O.T. with loss of a few letters on 3, 4 or 5 lines, occasional small pale stain to margins of text, a few pages with several, no loss of legibility, final page of Psalms slightly dusty. A very good but trimmed copy of the second English Bible printed at Oxford. Darlow & Moule, Volume I, page 228 No. 585: "This is perhaps the earliest edition of the English Bible which has dates added in the margins"; Herbert, The English Bible, page 217, No. 744. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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         Instrucçam sobre a cultura das amoreiras, & criação dos bichos da seda, dirigida a conseruação, & augmento da manufacturas da seda. Estabelecidas pelo muito alto, & poderosos Principe Dom Pedro, Governador e Regente dos Reinos de Portugal, e commentadas á direcção de D. Luis de Menezes, Conde da Eireceira, & Veedor da Fazenda Real .

      Lisbon, Na Officina de Joam da Costa, 1679. - 8°, contemporary speckled sheep (some wear, mostly to upper outer rear corner; head of spine defective), spine gilt with raised bands in five compartments, short title gilt in second compartment from head. Small typographical vignette on title page. Woodcut headpiece and initial on p. 3. Other woodcut initials. Typographical headpieces. Woodcut tailpiece on p. 210. Large woodcut tailpiece on p. 230. Minor worming in lower inner margin of first 56 leaves, never affecting text. Some soiling to outer corners of first 4 leaves. In good condition. Old ink inscription on verso of front free endleaf: "18-1". Bookplate of Victor Avila Perez. 230 pp., (4 ll. licenses, final errata l.). Page 211 wrongly numbered 212; p. 214 wrongly numbered 114; leaf Oiii wrongly signed Oii. *** FIRST EDITION, rare. There appears to be an earlier issue, very rare, with the title page dated 1678. A second edition appeared a century later, in 1769. Along with his Vocabulário Portuguez e Latino, Bluteau is known for the present work, an instruction manual for mulberry-tree cultivation and silk manufacture. It was the first such work in the Portuguese language and one of the earliest in any language. Bluteau echoed the mercantilist views of Duarte Ribeiro de Macedo. Ribeiro de Macedo and Bluteau were protégées of D. Luís de Meneses, 3.º Conde de Ericeira (1632-1690), who made a valiant attempt to revive the Portuguese economy during the reigns of D. Afonso VI and D. Pedro II. Pages 72-4 contain a brief bibliography, or index, to the principle authors who had written on this subject. It is brief due to the dearth of previously published material.Quire C*, containing the 4 unnumbered license leaves, is usually bound following leaf C1, between pp. 34 and 35. Here the first 2 unnumbered leaves are bound after leaf P1, between pp. 226 and 227, while the next 2 unnumbered leaves are bound at the end, just prior to the errata leaf.Born of French parents in London, Rafael Bluteau (1638-1734) spent over fifty years in Portugal, including his late childhood and adolescence, and died in Lisbon. He became fluent in Portuguese, and is best known for his ten volume Vocabulário Portuguez e Latino. In effect it is the first Portuguese lexicon, and remains of immense influence today. Bluteau passed from England to France, from France to Portugal, from Portugal to Italy, and more: he could also speak and write in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Latin and Greek. He served on a diplomatic mission to Italy under Duarte Ribeiro de Macedo. When Ribeiro de Macedo died along the way, Bluteau became chief of the mission. A favorite of Queen D. Maria Francisca Isabel of Savoy (wife of D. Afonso VI) and then of his brother D. Pedro II, Bluteau participated in the "Conferencias discretas e eruditas" of the third Conde da EriceiraHe later also became close to Ericeira's son, the fourth Conde. Bluteau participated in diverse literary Academies favored and sponsored by the Ericeiras, such as the Generosos, Aplicados, etc., and was nominated to the Real Academia de História by the king himself.Provenance: The library of Victor Marat d'Avila Perez was one of the most important ever sold at auction in Portugal. A total of 8,962 lots went under the hammer from October 1939 through April 1940 from a six-part catalogue, each part lasting an unspecified number of nights (our guess is five nights for each part).*** Arouca B114 (dated 1679 only). Innocêncio, XVIII, 153 (dated 1679 only); on the author see also VII, 42-5. Avila Perez 820 (the present copy; dated 1679; gives collation of 230, v pp. [sic]). Not in Kress, Luso-Brazilian Economic Literature Before 1850, which cites the 1769 edition. Not in Goldsmith. Not in HSA. Hanson, Economy and Society in Baroque Portugal, p. 334; see also pp. 137-8, 160-84, 206, et passim. Porbase locates two copies, both in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (both with bindings in "mau estado"; one with "folhas perfuradas"), both dated 1679, one with the four [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         Basilica petroniana overo la vita di S.Petronio vescovo e protettore di Bologna con la descrizione della sua chiesa, e funzioni cospicue fatte in essa, cavata dall'Historie di Gio. Franc. Negri. Col catalogo , & armi di tutti i Canoniciâ

      Venezia, presso Andrea Giuliani, 1680, in-4to (cm. 21 x 15) legatura coeva piena pergamena, pp. 118-(2) con antiporta allegorica incisa in rame da F. Curtus raffigurante S. Petronio in trono in atto di ricevere da un putto il "plastico" della citta' di Bologna + 48 tavole xilografiche in fine che raccolgono le armi gentilizie dei Canonici dal 1464 al 1679. Rara opera, la quale riporta oltre ai cenni sulla vita di S. Petronio ed interessanti notizie sulla costruzione della Basilica e sue modifiche nel tempo, registra in ordine cronologico le vare cerimonie celebrate nella basilica ed in citta' (feste, funerali, matrimoni, ecc.).

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         Factum pour les Religieuses de Sainte-Catherine-lès-Provins, contre les Pères Cordeliers.

      A Doregnal, chez Dierick Braessem, 1679. - 120-[4] pages. [Précédé de] : (BOUHOURS Dominique) La manière de bien penser dans les ouvrages d'esprit. A Amsterdam, chez Abraham Wolfgang, 1692. [8]-398-[26] pages, dont un titre gravé. Deux parties en un volume in-12, vélin rigide de l'époque, dos lisse, titre à l'encre, tranches bleues. La première première pièce est une seconde édition de cet ouvrage curieux dirigé contre les Cordeliers de Provins dont une première édition avait été publiée en 1668. Il contient les Plaintes nettement formulées des religieuses qui demandent à ne plus être dirigées par les Pères Cordeliers et qui joignent à l'appui de nombreux extraits de lettres que les bons Pères adressaient aux jeunes religieuses ; elles leurs reprochent de s'introduire nuitamment dans la Communauté, de faire lire aux novices L'Ecole des filles, Le Catéchisme d'amour, etc. (Gay II, 225). L'auteur de ce factum piquant est Alexandre-Louis Varet, théologien, grand vicaire de Sens, vécut dans la plus profonde retraite et finit ses jours à Port-Royal. Relié avec, en tête de volume, les dialogues critiques du père Bouhours, qui présentent un grand intérêt pour l'histoire de l'esthétique et de l'esprit français. Bel exemplaire. Annotation et ex-libris manuscrit du XVIIIe siècle sur une garde. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Tapisseries du Roy, ou sont representez les quatre elemens et les quatre saisons avec les devises qui les accompagnent

      Chez Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy 1679 - - Chez Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy, à Paris 1679, in-folio (32,5x51cm), (2) 1p. ; 2pp.; 1p. ; 2pp. ; 5pp. ; 3pp. ; 2pp. ; 2pp., relié. - Seconde édition de cet ouvrage publié pour la première fois par l'Imprimerie Royale en 1670, illustrée d'une vignette de titre aux armes de Louis XIV, de deux bandeaux dessinés par Bailly et gravés par Le Pautre, de deux lettrines signées par Le Clerc, de deux titres gravés, de 12 planches sur double page gravées par Le Clerc d'après Le Brun (dont quatre des tapisseries de l'histoire de Louis XIV) et de 32 emblèmes sur 16 feuillets. Reliure de l'époque en plein maroquin rouge aux armes de Louis XIV, dos à sept nerfs richement orné, roulettes dorées sur les nerfs, caissons dorés contenant des fleurs de lys dorées avec en leur centre le chiffre de Louis XIV (deux L entrelacés surmontés d'une couronne), titre doré dans le second caisson, plats encadrés de deux séries de triples filets dorés, fleurs de lys dorées en écoinçons de l'encadrement central contenant les armes de Louis XIV, roulette dorée soulignant les coupes et les coiffes, roulette dorée en encadrement des contreplats, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, toutes tranches dorées. Un frottement sur la coupe du plat supérieur. Quelques très habiles restaurations aux mors et dos. Les explications d'emblèmes entre les pages de texte sont absentes, donnant une pagination discontinue pour la partie texte. Une étiquette de bibliophile encollée sur la première garde blanche indique : « Le texte, imprimé sur papier de format plus petit que celui des planches a été remonté au grand format pour permettre la reliure. Il en est ainsi dans tous les exemplaires reliés à l'époque, comme celui-ci, en maroquin rouge aux armes du Roi Louis XIV. » Quelques annotations manuscrites (numérotation) au dos des planches. Ex-libris de la bibliothèque de Thomas Osborne, premier Duc de Leeds avec sa devise Pax in bello. Superbe exemplaire richement illustré de gravures au très bon tirage et établi dans une reliure en plein maroquin rouge aux armes de Louis XIV. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Tapisseries du Roy, ou sont representez les quatre elemens et les quatre saisons avec les devises qui les accompagnent Second edition of this work, first published by the Imprimerie Royale in 1670, and illustrated with a title vignette with the arms of Louis XIV, two banners drawn by Bailly and engraved by Le Pautre, two initials signed by Le Clerc, and two engraved titles, 12 double-page plates engraved by Le Clerc after Le Brun (of which four of tapestries showing scenes from the life of Louis XIV) and 32 emblems on 16 leaves. Contemporary red morocco with the arms of Louis XIV, spine richly decorated in eight compartments, gilt roulettes to raised bands, gilt compartments with gilt fleurs de lys, containing in their centre the initials of Louis XIV (two interlaced 'L's with a crown above), gilt title to second compartment, double series of triple gilt fillet frames to covers, gilt fleurs de lys to corners of central frame with arms of Louis XIV, gilt roulettes to headpieces and edges of covers, gilt roulette frame to pastedowns, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, all edges gilt. A few very skillful repairs to joints and spine. The explanations of the emblems between text pages are absent, meaning that the pagination for the text portion is not continuous. Collector's label stuck to first blank endpaper indicating that "The text, printed on paper of a smaller format than the plates, was mounted into a larger format for re-binding. This is so with all copies re-bound at the time, like this one, in red morocco with the arms of King Louis XIV." A few manuscript annotations (numbering) to back of plates. Ex-libris of Thomas Osborne, first Duke of Leeds with his motto Pax in bello. A superb copy, richly illustrated with finely printed engravings in red morocco with the arms of Louis XIV. (2) 1p. ; 2pp.; 1p. ; 2pp. ; 5pp. ; 3pp. ; 2pp. ; 2pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         THE HOLY BIBLE Containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly translated out of the Originall Tongues and with the former Translations diligently Compared and Revised by His Majesties Command. Appointed to be Read in Churches.

      At the Theater in Oxford, 1679. SECOND ENGLISH BIBLE TO BE PRINTED AT OXFORD 1679, contains Apocrypha and Metrical Psalms (Oxford 1679). Small 4to in eights approximately 185 x 135 mm, 7 x 5¼ inches, engraved architectural title page with the figures of Moses, Aaron, Jeremiah and Isaiah, vignette of the Sheldonian Theatre at the bottom, title and imprint in small central rectangle, page ruled in red including 2 pillars either side of title, the New Testament has only the letterpress title with the imprint "Printed at the the Theater in Oxford, and are to be sold by Moses Pitt at the Angel in St. Pauls Church-yard, Peter Parker, at the Leg and Star over against the Exchange in Cornhil, Thomas Guy at the Corner of Little Lombard-Street, and William Leake at the Crown in Fleet-Street, London, Anno 1679. (The engraved title was probably inserted in only a few copies - Darlow and Moule). Ruled throughout in red, collation: pi1, A-3A8, 3B4, 3C2; A-K8; chi1, A-P8; A-F8, G4. A1 in the O.T is the Dedication to King James with the books of the Bible on the reverse, leaves 3B1-3 in the Old Testament have been misbound in the Apocrypha between A8 and B1. The leaves of text in the O.T. before signature F are printed in the smaller type also used in the Apocrypha. Bound in full calf, panelled in gilt on both covers, plus a central mounted red and gilt lozenge on upper cover, black and gilt on lower cover, amateurishly rebacked in calf with no label or lettering, all edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles (turn-ins), marbled endpapers. Edges of boards and corners slightly rubbed, gilt decorated leather bookplate of Annabella Southwell and Katharine Annabella Bisshopp (her daughter) on front pastedown, very small grazed areas on fold of endpapers front and rear, general title trimmed in upper and lower margins, no loss to image, leaves trimmed throughout at top and bottom, often with loss of signatures and catchwords, very occasionally shaving last line of text in righthand column, loss of last line in same column on 5 pages, a couple of brief neat ink notes on Bible book list and on first O.T. page, 4 others within, small paper repairs to margins of A4, 3C2, and in N.T. A2, sometimes with loss of few letters, small chip to edge of Q6, 2E4, 2K8, (maximum 20 mm, 1") in the O.T. with loss of a few letters on 3, 4 or 5 lines, occasional small pale stain to margins of text, a few pages with several, no loss of legibility, final page of Psalms slightly dusty. A very good but trimmed copy of the second English Bible printed at Oxford. Darlow & Moule, Volume I, page 228 No. 585: "This is perhaps the earliest edition of the English Bible which has dates added in the margins"; Herbert, The English Bible, page 217, No. 744. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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         Historiarum quod extat, cum perpetuis Car. Sigonii et J.F. Gronovii notis. Jac. Gronovius probavit, suasque et aliorum notas adjecit. Tomus I-III. Mit 1 gestochenen Titel, 2 Portraits u. Titel-Vignetten. 3 Bde.

      Amsterdam Daniel Elsevir u 1678 1679 - Ca. 3300 S. OPerg. m. handschriftl Titel v. alter Hand (minimal berieben u. bestoßen, leicht angestaubt u. fleckig). Willems 1568: "Édition que l on recherchait beaucoup autrefois pour la collection des variorum. Elle est très supérieure à celle de 1665 (n°1358) et se rencontre beaucoup plus rarement." Schweiger II, 534: "Schöne Wiederholung der Ausg. v. 1665, mit manchen Zusätzen. Jac. Gronov. verglich den guten Cod. Cantabrig. u. 1 Thuan., auch benutzte er Varr. e. Cod. S. Victoris. Die Noten von Sigonius theilte er vollständig mit, auch fügte er ungedr. Anmerkungg. von Valesius u. Noten aus seines Vaters literar. Nachlass bei. - Der 2te u. 3te Band ist von 1678 datiert. Die Ausg. kömmt nicht häufig vor." - Vorsätze verso Deckeln angeplatzt, Vorsätze mit Namens(?)-Ausschnitt, durchgehend ganz minimal fleckig, Bd.1: Buchblock am vorderen Innenfalz angebrochen.

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         The Holy Bible  containing the Old Testament and the New: newly translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compar'd & revis'd. By His Ma. special coman appointed to be read in churches

      London: printed by Jo. Bill, Tho. Newcomb, and H. Hills, his Ma: printers. Cum privilegio , 1679. Book measures 7 1/2 x 5 inches, plus 3 inches thick.Three title pages.1 The book of common-prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Church of England, together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches. Published printed by John Bill, Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, printers to the Kings most excellent Majesty.1680 2. The Holy Bible containing the Old Testament and the New: newly translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compar'd & revis'd. By His Ma. special coman appointed to be read in churches. Published by printed by Jo. Bill, Tho. Newcomb, and H. Hills, his Ma: printers. Cum privilegio. 1679. 3. The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, newly translated out of the original Greek. printed by the assigns of John Bill deceas'd and by Henry Hills, and Thomas Newcomb, printers to the Kings most Excellent Majesty. Cum privilegio. 1682. Unpaginated, first work, engraved frontis, 3 engeaved plates, second work, engraved title, 64 engeaved plates, third work, 97 engraved plates. Bound in full period leather, flat bands, ornate gilt tooling to boards and spine, full gilt edges, marble endpapers. Professionally rebacked retaining most on the original spine. Calf lightly rubbed, some minor scuff marking, and wear, gilt edges worn. Generally a very nice period binding. Internally, some minor browing, the odd page with minor repair, 1 page lacking corner, with loss of text. Pages and plates in good condition througghout. A very nice well illustrated Bible, in a very nice period binding.. Very Good. 8vo.

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         Antique Map-UTRECHT-NETHERLANDS-Le Clerc-1679

      - Plate : 'Utrecht'. (Siege of Utrecht.) Extremely rare etching by Sebastien le Clerc. This plate shows the siege of Utrecht in the Netherlands. Very decorative borders and an inset which shows a groundplan of Utrecht with its fortified city walls. Etching on verge type hand laid paper with watermark. Description: From 'Conquetes de Louis le Grand' by Louis de Chatillon, 1679.Artists and Engravers: Sebastien Le Clerc (Metz 26 September 1637 - Paris 25 October 1714) was an etcher and engraver from Lorraine, who worked in Paris specializing in subtle reproductive engravings of paintings. He was made graveur du Roi and attached to the Cabinet du Roi. Condition: Excellent; general age related toning; some light staining from handling. Small tear in left margin not affecting the image. Image was cut at or just outside the plate mark. Storage location: B24-11 The overall size is ca. 14.6 x 17.1 inch. The image size is ca. 13.4 x 16.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 37 x 43.5 cm. The image size is ca. 34 x 42 cm.

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         Histoire anathomique d'un enfant qui a demeuré vingt-cinq ans dans le ventre de sa mère avec des réflexions qui en expliquent tous les phénomènes

      Laurent d'Houry, Paris, 1679, in 16, de 43pp. 1 f. bl., ill. d'une gravure du foetus se dépl. (remontée et restaurée en marge sup.), demi-veau brun fin XIXe, qq. rares rousseurs. (ex-libris Dr. Charpentier) Edition originale qui reprend une publication antérieure du Dr. François Bayle (1622-1709) professeur à l'université de Toulouse, rapportant de façon précise l'observation clinique et l'autopsie d'une femme présentant un lithopédion depuis 25 ans. Historiquement la patiente âgée de 37 ans, sur le point d'accoucher, refusa l'aide d'une sage-femme qui avait la réputation d'une sorcière. Finalement elle n'accoucha pas, et eut de violentes douleurs deux mois après le terme puis continua à ressentir une gêne, parfois des douleurs, jusqu'à son décès à l'âge de 62 ans. Certains attribuèrent cette histoire clinique extraordinaire à une malédiction démoniaque, et l'autopsie de cette patiente suscita un grand émoi. Elle révéla, hors de la matrice, la présence "d'un corps dur comme de la pierre", semi-mobile, solidaire de l'épiploon et qui "fermoit un grand ulcère qui occupoit le fond de la matrice". Ce corps se révéla être un foetus mâle calcifié. Blegny évoque une rupture utérine au cours du travail. De longues discussions à ce sujet eurent lieu au cours des siècles suivants. Ce lithopédion fut finalement associé à une grossesse abdominale liée à une brèche utérine. ¶ Stofft H : Un lithopédion en 1678, Hist. des Sc. Médicales, 1986, 20, p. 267-285 : "Francois Bayle's observation of a lithopaedion, published in 1678, has given rise to discussions in the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, allowing us to follow the evolution of medical opinion on the physiology of human reproduction, the pathological anatomy, the aetiology, the pathogenesis and the surgery of abdominal pregnancies." - Dezeimeris I. p.416 "Le foetus, sorti de l'utérus par une rupture de cet organe près de l'insertion d'une des trompes, était contenu dans l'abdomen, et comme pétrifié." - Caillet n° 856 (Bayle).

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         Critica Sacra. Duabus Partibus : Quarum Prima continet Observationes Philologicas & Theologicas In omnes Radices Veteris Testamenti. Secunda continet Philologicas & Theologicas Observationes In omnes Graecas Voces Novi Testamenti. Ante hac ab Eduardo Leigh,. maxima ex parte Anglice conscripta, nunc verò ab Henrico à Middoch in Latinum sermonem conversa. 2 vols. bound in one (Complete)

      Johannis à Someren, Amstelodami (Amsterdam 1679 - Folio (12 3/4 x 8"). [16], 288, [20]pp (Index) (Vol. 1); [20], 418, [30]pp (Index) (Vol. 2). Original full vellum with handwritten title to spine. Main title in red and black lettering, with title vignette. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Edward Leigh. Both volumes have separate titles. Originally published in English, in London in 1639 and 1641, Edward Leigh's magnum opus is divided into two parts:- 1) "Critica Sacra : Observationes Philologicas & Theologicas In omnes Radices Veteris Testamenti" containing observations on all the radices, or primitive Hebrew words of the Old Testament in alphabetical order.- 2) "Critica Sacra : Observationes Philologicas & Theologicas Observationes In omnes Graecas Voces Novi Testamenti" containing observations upon all the Greek words of the New Testament in alphabetical order.This lexicon with its dictionary and index of Biblical words became the classic work and basis for future studies of language by experts such as William Gouge (who wrote the commendatory epistle in the first volume) and Thomas Fuller.This 1679 edition is the first Latin translation by Henricus à Middoch.Binding partly darkened, age-toned, with some abrasion to head and tail of spine. Contemporary previous owners' inscription at upper margin of front free endpaper. Lower corner of fly leaf chipped. Contemporary previous owner's name on main title (not affecting lettering). Ex-library stamp at lower margin of frontispiece (not affecting image). Sporadic foxing and age-toning throughout. Text in two columns in Latin, with some Hebrew and Greek. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in good to good+ condition. About the author: Edward Leigh (1602-1671) was a versatile English lay writer, known particularly for his works on religious topics, and a politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1645 to 1648. He fought for the Parliamentary army in the English Civil War (From Wikipedia). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Mercurio georgrafico

      In folio (mm 477x325). Frontespizio calcografico raffigurante Mercurio, Sansone, Europa, Asia, Africa ed America, pp. [4: Catalogo delle Tavole], 97 carte geografiche incise in rame su doppia pagina con i confini colorati a mano all'epoca. Piena bazzana coeva, dorso a sette nervi con ricchi fregi e titolo in oro (minimi restauri agl'angoli, qualche macchia e spellatura, cerniere lievemente aperte, ma ottimamente conservata). Al verso del titolo firma di appartenenza, in parte cassata: "Ad usum Presbiteri Joannis Beri". La stessa mano ha corretto la numerazione delle tavole nell'indice -l'estensore essendosi accorto che una delle carte relative ai Paesi Bassi è in realtà rilegata fuori posto-; ha numerato le mappe dalla 1 alla 50 conformemente alla numerazione da lui corretta nell'indice; infine ha integrato l'indice a stampa aggiungendo numero, titolo e data per le 12 mappe aggiuntive che non compaiono nell'indice a stampa, che si ferma alla carta 85. Titolo più corto del resto del volume nel margine esterno, fioriture sparse, lieve alone marginale alle ultime carte, ma ottima copia genuina. Importante raccolta di carte geografiche, curata dallo stampatore Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi in collaborazione con il cartografo del Duca di Modena Giacomo Cantelli. La collaborazione tra i due, cominciata nel 1679, durò fino alla morte del Cantelli, avvenuta nel 1695. Le singole carte geografiche sono datate dal 1669 al 1690. A parte alcune mappe firmate dai cartografi francesi Michael Antoine Baudrand, Guillaume Sanson, Nicholas Sanson e Augustin Lubin, la gran parte delle carte è opera del Cantelli. Tra gli incisori figurano i nomi di Jean Lhuillier, Francesco Donia, Vincenzo Mariotti ed altri. Il Mercurio geografico ebbe grande successo e continuò ad essere pubblicato, anche dopo la morte del Cantelli, fino a Settecento inoltrato con l'aggiunta di una seconda parte e di numerose nuove carte. Ogni esemplare dell'opera differisce dall'altro in quanto a numero di tavole. Essendo queste state prodotte nel corso di diversi anni ed essendo anche vendute singolarmente, il possessore del volume aveva la possibilità di aggiungere a suo piacimento le ultime uscite, come testimonia perfettamente questo volume che presenta 12 tavole aggiuntive rispetto alle 85 indicate nell'indice. Catalogo unico, IT\ICCU\VEAE\005442; A. Bonazzi, Il Mercurio geografico: il gioco e la differenza, in: "Giacomo Cantelli: geografo del Serenissimo", Bologna, 1995, pp. 37-44 e 150-152; A. Grelle Iusco, La stamperia alla Pace di Giovanni Giacomo De Rossi e dei suoi eredi: dall'Indice alla raccolta di matrici, Roma, 1997, p. 53..

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         A Collection of Certain Horrid Murthers in several Counties of Ireland Committed since the 23 of Octob. 1641: abstracted out of certain Examinations taken by vertue of several Commissions under the Great Seal of Ireland.

      Printed for Henry Brome,, At the Gun at the West-End of St. Paul's 1679 - Pp. 32. Professionally rebound in wine cold.mo. & marbled boards. Title gilt on spine. Ex-libris Royal Irish Academy. Sold by them back in 1980 as they had two copies. They omitted to put a cancel mark on it. Summarises various murders in Ireland on a county by county basis. Among thoselisted is the rather gory death of Derrike Hubert of Holmpatrick. Extrtemely rare. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Varia Opera Mathematica ... accesserunt selectae quaedam eiusdem Epistolae, vel ad ipsum à plerisque doctissimis viris Gallicè, Latinè, vel Italicè, de rebus ad Mathematicas disciplinas, aut Physicam pertinentibus scriptae. Anastatischer Nadruck der Ausgabe von 1679.

      Folio. Zeitgenössisches Halbleder mit marmorierten Bezügen und Vorsätzen, goldgepr. Rückentitelschildern (diese mit Fehlstellen), Rücken an Kopf und Fußende mit Läsuren, Ecken und Kanten etwas berieben und bestossen. 6 Bll., 210 S., 2 Bll., mit 5 Tafeln. Titelblatt schwach braunfleckig, sonst innen frisch. Optisch kein völlig makelloses, aber durchaus gutes Exemplar.

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         Behemoth; or an Epitome of the Civil Wars of England. From 1640 to 1660

      London, 1679. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 3.75 x 6.25 inches (9.5 x 15.5 cm). Rare pirate edition of Hobbes follow up to Leviathan. Written in 1668 but supressed by King Charles II until Hobbes death in 1679. Several pirated editions were published in 1679 and 1680, despite the London imprint this edition was probably printed on the continent. In response to these editions the first authorised edition was published by William Crooke in 1682. An important contemporary work on the causes of the English Civil War. The early pirated editions are especially scarce. Full speckled calf binding, lacking pastedown endpapers, crease and notes (old shopping list!) in contemporary hand to front free endpaper. Final blank has some notes, names and the date 1701. Browning and foxing to pages, chipping to edges of front free endpaper. Good solid binding. ESTC: R9336. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 12mo [2], 214

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         Del suono de' tremori armonici e dell'udito. Trattati.Roma, a spese di Nicolò Angelo Tinassi, 1679.

      Roma, a spese di Nicolò Angelo Tinassi 1679 - Cm. 20, pp. (16) 330 (2). Con numerose ill. xilografiche n.t.; bei finalini e graziosi capilettera. Legatura coeva in pergamena rigida; tagli spruzzati. Abile restauro al dorso. Esemplare fresco e ben conservato. Daniello Bartoli (1608-1685), storiografo dell'ordine dei Gesuiti nativo di Ferrara, si dedicò con autorevolezza anche agli studi scientifici e matematici. In questo importante trattato dedicato ai meccanismi di trasmissione del suono in natura e in musica, l'A. descrive i fenomeni fisici e gli aspetti psicologici legati alla percezione delle diverse tipologie di suono, donando per la prima volta alla musica il ruolo di scienza fisica autonoma e non subalterna alla matematica e alla geometria. L'opera è suddivisa in quattro distinti trattati: "Del somigliante diffondersi che fanno in certi lor movimenti l'aria e l'acqua"; "De' movimenti del suono"; "Del tremore armonico"; "Delle misture de' suoni". Rarissima prima edizione. Cfr. Iccu; Wellcome, II, p. 109; Gamba, 1775; Olschki, Choix, 6068. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Historia dell' Augusta Città di Torino del Conte, e Cavaliere Gran Croce D. Emanuele Tesauro, proseguita da Gio. Pietro Giroldi Protonotario Apostolico. Consecrata a Madama Reale Maria Giovanna Battista Duchessa di Savoia, Reina di Cipro

      per Bartolomeo Zappata. 2 voll. in-folio (340x215mm per il primo vol. del 1679, 375x230mm per il secondo vol., apparso solo nel 1712), pp. (12), 514, (22) di indici e di colophon; (16), 811, (21) di indici ed errata; legatura coeve in piena pelle con titolo e ricchi fregi in oro entro scomparti su dorsi a nervi. Al primo ed al secondo volume, due bellissime antiporte incise dal Tasnière su invenzione del Piola, con allegorie del fiume Eridano (il Po) in forma di sovrano, sorreggente una pergamena con mappa della città, e di Torino rappresentata nelle fattezze del toro da cui trae il nome; dei putti sorreggono in volo un cartiglio con un'iscrizione latina, scene di battaglia spiccano sullo sfondo. Impresa tipografica in xilografia ai frontespizi replicata al colophon del primo volume. Testatine, capilettera e finalini riccamente ornati e istoriati su legno, dedicatoria a Madama Reale al primo volume, seguita da varie approvazioni. Alcune vignette calcografiche intercalate n.t. al secondo volume, incise dal Tasnière, con raffigurazione di monete sabaude. Estesissimi indici. Usuali quanto ininfluenti fioriture, sparsi aloni di lieve entità. Ottimo esemplare. Bell'ex-libris inciso su rame dallo Stagnon al primo vol. Edizione originale di una delle più imponenti opere storiografiche relative a Torino composte in antico, iniziata dal Tesauro (cui si debbono i primi cinque libri della prima parte) e dal Giroldi (autore dei restanti due della prima parte) e completata, un trentennio dopo, dal Ferrero di Lavriano. La narrazione corre dalle prime, semileggendarie origini della città sino all'inizio del secolo decimottavo. Lozzi, II, 5413: "Raro". Vinciana, 995. Brunet, V, 730. Graesse, VI, p. 72. Peyrot, Torino nei secoli, I, n. 59.

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         An Exact Abridgement of the Records in the Tower of London, From

      1679. A Notable Abridgment of the Parliament Rolls Cotton, Sir Robert [1570/1-1631]. Prynne, William [1600-1669], Editor. An Exact Abridgment of the Records in the Tower of London, From the Reign of King Edward the Second, Unto King Richard the Third, Of All the Parliaments Holden in Each Kings Reign, And the Several Acts in Every Parliament: Together With the Names and Titles of All the Dukes, Marquesses, Earls, Viscounts, And Barons, Summoned to Every of the Said Parliaments. Collected by Sir Robert Cotton, Knight and Baronet. Rev., Rectified in Sundry Mistakes, And Supplied with a Preface, Marginal Notes, Several Omissions, And Exact Tables, Both of the Special Matters, Great Officers, Speakers, Nobles, And Other Persons therein contained. London: Printed for William Leake, 1679. [xxxii], 716 (i.e. 588), [142] pp. Folio (11-1/2" x 7"). Contemporary reversed calf, recent period-style spine, blind rules and corner fleurons to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, hinges reinforced. Moderate rubbing and a few minor stains and scuffs to boards, heavier rubbing to board edges with wear to corners. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, some leaves have light foxing, recent marks in light pencil to a few leaves. $500. * Reissue of the first edition, 1657, the final version of this work. "In the seventeenth century the importance of the Parliament Rolls was so great that transcripts were made for private use, and published by private enterprise" (Holdsworth). The most important of these editions was produced by Prynne using a manuscript originally credited to Cotton. It is now believed to have been compiled by William and Robert Bowyer. It records the substance of Acts of Parliament and other particulars, that are not extant in print, among the statutes or the Parliament Rolls, and supplies the purpose of a useful index to the Rolls of Parliament. One of the most notable and colorful figures of the period, Prynne was a contentious, erudite Puritan attorney, legal antiquarian and prolific author. In 1660, he became the Keeper of Records in the Tower of London, a post he held until the end of his life. Holdsworth, A History of English Law II:423. English Short-Title Catalogue R473630.

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        DE PAR LE ROY. EXTRAIT DES REGISTRES DU CONSEIL D'ESTAT

      [Paris, 1679. Broadside, 48 x 35.5 cm. Folded, large dampstain affecting top and bottom, else very good. This broadside is signed in print: "Saint Germain en Lay, 24 Oct. 1679...Colbert." One of the chronic problems faced by France was a shortage of shipping, which put the country at a disadvantage in dealing with the maritime powers of her neighbors, England and the Netherlands. To correct this, Colbert instructs (translated from the French): "In order to encourage his subjects in navigation and maritime commerce, the king decrees that anyone who builds a boat in the ports and harbors of the kingdom of more than 100 tons capacity will receive 100 sols per ton." There are instructions for the broadside to be posted at docks and mercantile exchanges so that no one can claim ignorance. Not in the NUC.

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